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Nanotechnology Standards Database Webinar has been rescheduled.

October 24, 2013

As announced by American National Standards Institute Nanotechnology Standards Panel (ANSI-NSP), free webinar providing introduction to new ANSI-NSP Nanotechnology Standards Database has been rescheduled for December 5, 2013. ANSI-hosted webinar, scheduled for 9:00 to 11:00 am ET, will cover ways in which database can be effectively used by groups and individuals as resource as well as provide information about short- and long-term goals associated with database's creation. Read More

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AMT and UPS announce collaboration.

October 23, 2013

As part of continued effort to forge relationships that enhance manufacturing technology industry, AMT announces new relationship with UPS, the world's largest transportation company. UPS will now be recognized as an official Global Logistics Provider to IMTS and AMT.  In recognition of the innovation UPS brings to logistics, they will be featured in Emerging Technology Center at IMTS 2014. In addition, AMT members and IMTS exhibitors will notice increased participation by UPS at all key events. Read More

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ASTM Sustainability in Building Standards are offered online.

October 23, 2013

Pertinent to green rating systems or codes in marketplace, ASTM Standards for Sustainability in Building provides instant access to 202 ASTM standards that address sustainability or aspects of sustainability relative to buildings and construction. Subscription-based, online collection includes LEED system and ASHRAE 189.1. Also, collection includes all ASTM standards referenced by latest editions or versions of Federal Green Construction Guide for Specifiers, IgCC, and Green Globes®. Read More

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Members Honored for electronics industry/IPC contributions.

October 23, 2013

IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries® presented Committee Leadership, Special Recognition, and Distinguished Committee Service Awards at IPC's Fall Standards Development Committee Meetings in Fort Worth, TX. More than 130 awards were presented to individuals who made significant contributions to IPC and industry by lending their time and expertise through service on IPC committees. Read More

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BIO Int'l Convention plans 2016 return to San Francisco.

October 23, 2013

Biotechnology Industry Organization announced that the BIO International Convention will return to San Francisco, CA in 2016. San Francisco Bay Area is the birthplace of the first biotechnology company and remains one of the most creative and prolific locations for the life sciences sector, a thriving hub with nearly 1,000 biotech companies. It offers an ideal venue for members to form partnerships, raise capital, and develop connections critical for success. Read More

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AASHTO Board elects Mike Hancock as president, John Cox as VP.

October 23, 2013

At its annual meeting, AASHTO Board of Directors voted to elect Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) Secretary Mike Hancock as association's president. John Cox, director of the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT), was elected AASHTO vice president. As president, Hancock will emphasize updating of AASHTO Strategic Plan, promotion of innovation related to state DOT and industry practices, and direct participation in effort to pass next surface transportation reauthorization bill. Read More

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Equipment Lease Finance Industry Confidence declines in October.

October 22, 2013

Released by Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation, October 2013 Monthly Confidence Index for Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI) shows confidence in equipment finance market at 54.0. This decline from September's 61.3 demonstrates negative impact of federal government’s budget response. None of those surveyed believe U.S. economic conditions will improve over next 6 months (down 18.2% from September), while 89% indicated conditions will stay same, and 11% believe conditions will worsen. Read More

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ASTM International recognizes Dr. Frederick Passman.

October 22, 2013

Frederick Passman, Ph.D., president of Biodeterioration Control Associates Inc. in Princeton, NJ, has received Award of Merit from Committee E34 on Occupational Health and Safety. Passman currently serves as E34 vice chairman and was honored for his outstanding leadership and contributions to standards for the safety of workers and the scientific practice of microbiology. A member of ASTM since 1977, Passman also serves on Committee D02 on Petroleum Products, Liquid Fuels and Lubricants. Read More